Predicting The Efficacy Of Oral Sucrose In Reducing Pain During Ophtalmological Examination For Retinopathy Of Prematurity: A Prospectıve Randomısed Study.

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Ilarslan E., Dilli D., Kabataş E. U., Beken S., Aydın B.

The 4th Congress of the European Academy Of Paedıatrıc Socıetıes,, İstanbul, Turkey, 6 - 12 October 2012, pp.55-56

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/archdischild-2012-302724.0190
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.55-56
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No


ackground and aim Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is one of the major morbidity among preterm infants. Although, local anesthetics reduce pain to some extent, eye examination still remains as a painful procedure. We aimed to evaluate the effect of oral sucrose combined with local anesthetics for pain relief during ophthalmological examination.